Ruan Pethiyagoda, Cameron Boehmer, John S. Dvorak, and Tim Sze, trained at San Francisco’s Hack Reactor, an institute designed for intense fast paced learning of programming, put together a program based on the N-Queens algorithm designed by the University of Cambridge’s Martin Richards, and modified it to run in parallel across multiple machines.
VMware and EMC spinoff rumors, which came to light back in July, are now official.
VMware attempts to quash rumors that it is planning to spin off its cloud assets as it purchases cloud company Nicira to the tune of $1.26 billion in cash.
Just in time for the holidays in the U.S., EMC made a sudden announcement that it would be pulling all support for its previously much-heralded Atmos services and that, well, if you weren’t busy this weekend, would you mind getting all of your data out? Like now? Predictbly, this does not bode well for the tentative repuation of cloud services.
The wait for parallel NFS drags on, but storage vendors and users see big benefits ahead.
EMC’s grand vision for unified global storage.
Intel exec Pat Gelsinger heads to storage giant.
HPC is coming to Western Massachusetts.